2017 AAFC Summer Conference

AAFC Summer Conference Dates:

August 13-16, 2017


  • Chief Tony Watson- “Smoky Mountain Fire Storms 2016”
  • Col. Arthur Athens- “Back to the Basics: The Fundamentals of Extraordinary Leadership"
  • Jim Mathis- “Reinvent Your Leadership”

Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Member Registration (AAFC members, CSU students, alumni & learning partners): $250
Regular Registration: $275

Click Here to View the Conference Agenda

A round table discussion will be held on the first day of the conference where attendees can interact one on one with Chief Tony Watson and AAFC Board Members to help put concepts and practices into prospective in order to help leaders grow in their current positions.

A special rate of $169/night plus tax (standard room) has been secured for conference attendees at the Perdido Beach Resort. To make a reservation, please call 800-634-8001. Make sure to mention our booking ID number: 10981. You must book by July 11, 2017 to receive the special rates.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact Harlon Hutcheson at harlonh@gmail.com

Register NOW!

AAFC Summer Conference Golf Tournament:
A 4 person scramble golf tournament is scheduled for Tuesday, August 15th at the conclusion of the educational sessions. For more information and to learn how to register, click here. Deadline to register for the golf tournament is Friday, August 4th by 2:00pm.

December Chief Brunacini Leader Retreat Discount:

Columbia Southern University is hosting the Chief Brunacini Leadership Retreat, December 11-13, 2017 on our campus in Orange Beach, AL.

Individuals who register for the AAFC Summer Conference will be eligible to receive a 20% discount off of the Brunacini retreat tuition. Regular registration for this three day retreat is $495. The discounted ticket price is $400. All retreat attendees receive the Blue Card Command Certification 60 hour online course program at no cost (a $385.00 value) and 3 hours of college credit. To register, visit http://www.columbiasouthern.edu/fire-leadership

For additional questions, contact Tori Holland| 800.977.8449 ext. 1357 | tori.holland@columbiasouthern.edu

*** Portions of this event may be videotaped and/or photographed for marketing or CSU Alumni purposes. ***